Monaco Yacht Show 2019: A VIP Experience
From 25th to 28th September 2019, Port Hercules in the principality of Monaco will host the 29th edition of the iconic Monaco Yacht Show. The show will unite around 580 exhibitors representing the finest companies in the yachting industry, with 125+ superyachts on display including 42 that will be unveiled in their worldwide debut.
Since 1991, Monaco Yacht Show has been honoured by the support of H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco who graciously opens the show in a continuation of the allure of a superyacht lifestyle and all elements within in. Year after year, the show proves its merit as a hub for leaders from the yachting sector to share projects, innovations, technology, products and services such as boatbuilders, designers, brokerage houses, luxury suppliers and premium transport manufacturers.
Large-scale yachts will be a continuing trend at Monaco Yacht Show as it’s reported there will be at least 21 vessels exceeding 60-metres in length, with an average size of 75-metres.
Monaco Yacht Show catering to new clientele
New yacht buyers want an experiential lifestyle, to feel more connected to the ocean and the destinations they visit. Driven by ongoing changes, the show has developed solutions to welcome these new clients and enhance their experience, whether they are seeking information about chartering or considering purchasing their first yacht.
The Monaco Yacht Summit is hosted on the eve of the show annually and anticipates the needs of yacht owners, buyers and their advisors by hosting a series of informal panel discussions with the aim to discuss current topics in yachting and meet industry professionals. Especially reserved for prospective yacht charterers and owners, the Sapphire Experience and its deluxe version ‘Infinite’ are the official VIP programs of Monaco Yacht Show and a refined way for high-end visitors to meet brokers and yacht designers before private visits to the best yachts.
Monaco Yacht Show 2019 : A Worldwide Reputation
Globally, the superyacht market affirms that each September Monaco Yacht Show will be ‘the place to be’ for anyone looking for the newest or largest superyachts, innovative tenders and toys alongside groundbreaking trends that will impact or evolve the yachting industry.
Dutch builder Royal Huisman will turn heads at Monaco Yacht Show this year with the announcement of Project Lotus combining technical versatility with freedom and adventure. The concept will feature an 88-metre twin-mast Dyna-Rig Project Lotus and 70-metre Support Vessel designed by British Studio, ThirtyC Design, with naval architecture by Dutch studio Dykstra Naval Architects.
Designed by Winch Design and built by Abeking & Rasmussen, 79.95-metre M/Y Excellence is set to cut a striking silhouette at Monaco Yacht Show with an angular reverse bow, beautifully highlighted by bridge and owner’s decks surrounded by floor-to-ceiling mirrored glass.
Built in Italy, motor yacht Dragon is the flagship for Columbus Yachts, a Palumbo Superyachts brand. The yacht is the largest yacht ever for the Italian brand and the first in its 80m Classic series. With exterior and naval architecture by Hydro Tec and interiors by Francesco Guida, Dragon will make her international debut at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, epitomizing all that’s special with nautical luxury.
Monaco Yacht Show 2019 will also see the official launch of the Sustainable Yachting Network (SYN), whose mission is to support committed stakeholders who will propose sustainable solutions within yachting. This new initiative is a partnership between the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Monaco Yacht Show, Yacht Club de Monaco, Cluster Yachting Monaco and the Ramoge Agreement.
Monaco Yacht Show 2019 Parties
Social events during Monaco Yacht Show are an opportunity to reveal prestigious announcements and bring together top industry players to triumph their collective efforts. There is no shortage of dynamic occasions to attend each Monaco Yacht Show including conferences, private parties, cocktail receptions or gala dinners such as Monaco Yacht Show Superyachts Award Ceremony and Opening Gala, Boat International Media’s Owners Club Party, Fraser Captains’ Dinner or the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean.
The key to success at these social functions is balancing business acumen with elegance, alongside exclusivity and A-list entertainment. When glasses are cheered in a toast, party guests want to celebrate the world of luxury yachting!
Luxury Entertainment for VIP Clients
Tony Steward, a charismatic close-up magician with 30 years’ professional experience is familiar with VIP entertainment and travelling internationally to wow guests aboard superyachts or at glittering parties in Monaco, Cannes, Dubai, Singapore or St Barths.
As an Associate of the Inner Magic Circle, an elite group limited to 300 members, Tony is governed by a strict secrecy policy around his conduct as a Member of the Magic Circle meaning discretion and confidence for guests during any private or corporate event.
Proving his pedigree at providing world-class magic, Tony’s performances blend card tricks, sleight of hand and bewildering illusions. His magic has been the highlight of events hosted by well-known global names in yachting including major brokers and the largest shipbuilders, igniting an authentic desire for memorable onboard entertainment that surprises people in an ever-changing luxury industry.
The benefit of hiring a close-up magician for a yachting event is the entertainment is not restricted by venue, it’s interactive and can fit with any theme for any audience. Tony can roam among groups on the quays or aft deck, or perform intimately at tables – putting international guests at ease by creating a great atmosphere.
To witness Tony Steward in action, is to see the mastery of magic intersecting with sophistication, curiosity and joy from guests used to perfection in the smallest details.